Then the Lord God formed(A) a man[a](B) from the dust(C) of the ground(D) and breathed into his nostrils the breath(E) of life,(F) and the man became a living being.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 2:7 The Hebrew for man (adam) sounds like and may be related to the Hebrew for ground (adamah); it is also the name Adam (see verse 20).

19 By the sweat of your brow(A)
    you will eat your food(B)
until you return to the ground,
    since from it you were taken;
for dust you are
    and to dust you will return.”(C)

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You turn people back to dust,
    saying, “Return to dust, you mortals.”(A)

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